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ABC
Aug 25, 2011 5:30pm PDT
that steve jobs, the godfather of the ipad, iphone, and ipod, is stepping down from apple. it touched quite a chord today. check out the messages on twitter. a world without steve jobs running apple? what are we going to do? there wewe so many more. that response to a corporate farewell is something we have never seen b bore. abc's neal karlinsky has more. on the visionary man who sparked it. >> reporter: before steve jobs was a modern day thomas edison, he was an adopted kid growing up in cupertino, california. by the time he was 13, seen here in his school yearbook, he was already obsessed with technology, something he reminisced about during his visit to the cupertino city council this year. >> when i was 13, i think i called up hewlett and packard were my idols. i called up bill hewlett and he gave me a job that summer. >> reporter: it turns out talent runs in the family. as an adult, jobs tracked down his biological sister, successful author of "anywhere but here," mona simpson. she remains one of jobs' closest confidants. steve wozniak, the man who co-founded apple with jobs out of a
ABC
Aug 24, 2011 5:30pm PDT
:00. >>> this is "world news." tonight, breaking news. steve jobs resigns. the revolutionary driving force behind apple, in failing health, says the day has come to step down. >>> gathering storm. that monster hurricane irene getting stronger as it barrels towards the east coast. 65 million americans from the carolinas to maine are warned to prepare. >>> battle for libya. our reporter caught in the crossfire as bullets fly at the gadhafi compound. rebels have overrun the fortress, but where is the dictator hiding tonight? >>> hunger at home. we begin our look at this exploding crisis in america. an exclusive new report. 1 in 4 children affected. the hidden faces of hunger all around us, and how you can help right now. >>> and basic instinct? just before the big east coast earthquake, so many animals sure seemed to know that something was up. >>> good evening. we're going to get right to that breaking news on steve jobs. before we begin, i want you to look at the lower right corner of your screen. it says hunger at home. it signals our special coverage of this american crisis. and how you can help solve
ABC
Aug 12, 2011 6:30pm EDT
neighborhood better and bring america back. and abc's steve osunsami decided to see the plan n action. >> reporter: they're the type of people that could help end the foreclosure crisis. dane and his sister-in-law have bought eight foreclosed homes this year for pennies on the dollar. after $15 hourks in upgrades and a month of hard work, it was transformed. >> if the government would get involved and offer more affordable finance options, it would make things easier. >> probably take 50% to 75% of the properties off the market within a year or two. >> reporter: washington is listening closely. they're looking at tax breaks. hemming investors get better financing. making sure there are families ready to trent homes investors purchase. the biggest idea, making it eas over the mortgage for a family in the home, and have the family pay rent. it's still your home? >> j.r. and his partner were struggling. an investor bought their home and pushed the monthly bill down to $850 in rent. >> we did not have to move. we're in the same community. >> reporter: rob davidson is the inveser. >> we ha
ABC
Aug 18, 2011 5:30pm PDT
points, almost 4%. so, let's head now to atlanta, and abc's steve osunsami, who was with all those people loloing for work. hello, steve. >> reporter: good evening, diane. we canvassed some of the 90 companies that are here today and found that there are more than 2,000 jobs for hire. but no one was prepared for the thousands more who came pouring through these doors today. desperate for work, trying to get to this job fair, traffic here was backed up for miles and miles. thousands waited overnight. some camped out in their businene suits and office heels, in the stifling heat. >> i got here at 9:12. i got in there at, like, 1:58. >> i'm going to be positive. that's the only thing i can be right now. >> reporter: authorities treated 20 people for heat exhaustion and were struguging to keep the line moving and get people moved inside. >> you came out here to get a job, not to get sick. >> reporter: derek clayton, under the umbrella, is a former security guard with three children to feed. he's been looking for work since may. >> you got kids, you got bills, got to stay somewhere. you don't
ABC
Aug 12, 2011 5:30pm PDT
that could make your neighborhood better and bring america back. and abc's steve osunsami decided to go out and see the process in action. >> have you got the numbers on it yet? >> reporter: they're the type of young business people that could help end the foreclosure crisis in america. dane and his sister-in-law have bought eight foreclosed homes this year for pennies on the dollar. and turnedd them into rentals. this one cost them just $22,000. after $15,000 in upgrades and a month of hard work, it was transformed. next week they plan to rent to it family in need. >> if the government would get involved and offer more affordable finance options, it would make things easier. >> probably take 50% to 75% of the properties off the market within a year or two. >> reporter: washington is listening closely. deciding this week to find new ways to make it easier for investors to buy up the country's 500,000 distressed properties. they're looking at tax breaks. helping investors get better financing. making sure there are families ready to trent homes investors purchase. the biggest idea, making it
ABC
Aug 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
over the age of 50 are at risk of going hungry. that's up almost 80% over the last decade. abc's steve osunsami spoke to some of those struggling today. >> reporter: nancy and randall watkins say they were just like most middle class couples in their early 50s, making sure everything was paid on time until he got sick last year. and then she got sick. and they both lost their jobs. today, they can barely put food on the table. >> sometimes you don't want to get up. you just think today will be better. so, i'm thinking, lord, let me feel better. >> reporter: they use all kinds of tricks to make their food last. they eat food that's gone bad. and eat cereal without the milk. >> sometimes there's not a lot of milk, you know? you compromise. you can use water. >> reporter: they make too much from disabilititto get food stamps. but they don't make enough to pay their bills. they owe $25,000 to a hospital in kentucky. today's report say it's now americans in their 50s who are in the prime of their working lives and more likely to be hungry than people in their 60s and 70s. >> these are folks
ABC
Aug 24, 2011 6:30pm EDT
that apple ceo steve jobs has resignededrom the world-changing company he founded. jobs is just 56. he's been the driving force for everything from the macintosh computer to those ipods, ipads and iphones that are everywhere right now. he's been battling cancer and had a liver transplant. his letter was short and to the point. "i always said, if there came a day when i could no longer meet my duties and expectations, i would be the first to know. unfortunately," he writes "that day has come." >>> and still ahead, it's video you have to see to believe. did some animals sense yesterday's east coast quake before it struck? [ slap! ] [ slap! slap! slap! slap! slap! ] [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium rich tums goes to work in seconds. nothing works faster. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums whose non-stop day starts with back pain... and a choice. take advil now and maybe up to four in a day. or choose aleve and two pills for a day free of pain. way to go, coach. ♪ that's how it is with alzheimer's disease. she needs help from me. and her medication.
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